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State Summary: Delaware, 2018 Senior Report
Delaware
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High prevalence of health screenings
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 14% from 53.5% to 60.9% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 19% from 7.3% to 8.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, community support increased 16% from $688 to $800 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, SNAP reach increased 58% from 57.1 to 90.0 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past three years, early deaths increased 8% from 1,639 to 1,765 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 31% from 10.8 to 14.1 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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